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Sometimes we come across items that make so much sense that they should really be a part of the original product and not some add on gadget. Like the Silicone Oven Rack Guard. It’s simply a pair of silicone guards that line the outer edge of your oven racks and allow you to pull the oven racks out with your bare hands. No need for pot holders, oven mitts, or towels, the silicone stays cool up to 450 degrees. They cost less than $10 for a set of two

Junk drawer #organization

In this Crazy Life: Tips and Tricks- Part 2!

Put a tiny bit of toothpaste into a small cup, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, and half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two.

CD tower turned on its side = shelf for bathroom---emery

WHAT?!? Why am I just learning how to do this??? How to hem jeans the correct way leaving the original edging intact. I asked a tailor to do this once and he looked at me like I had 6 heads! Nice to know it is so easy.

Arrange paper templates, nail them in, rip paper off, and hang picture on nail! Okay, that's ingenious.

12 surprising uses for Vicks Vaporub. You're seriously gonna love me after you check this out. You're welcome (:

Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean and fresh- oh and did I mention that it costs about $ 1.76 for 128 loads of laundry?

Dresser to Vanity

DIY Silly Sludge...like silly putty

21 Things Your Burglar Won’t Tell You! Put your car keys by your bed at night. If you hear someone breaking in, just push the panic button on your key fob. All the neighbors will hear. Lots of good ideas to keep safe in this post.

Why don't I already do this? Put User Manuals in a 3 ring binder with their receipts.

Scrapbook paper outlet covers

Pinner said: This is a surprisingly easy task, so anyone with a garage, sunroom, basement or porch with a concrete floor should seriously consider this super simple process. Can use Behr Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain in “Tuscan Gold” from Home Depot to give unfinished looking concrete floors a warm wash of honey-gold color.

homemade dishwasher detergent from 3 simple ingredients

Washing your washer. Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!! -- pin now, look later

The Iowa Housewife: Some Basics of Home Canning WOW! Glad I clicked it. :) Looks like some good wisdom and experience these older sisters have.

mini ladder necklace display organizer and printer's tray hung on wall for earrings

never, ever leave the coupon code box blank when shopping online! Pin now read later.

DIY mirror, using a 5 dollar WalMart mirror! Doing this!

How to paint doors the professional way. Good to know. Plus other awesome stuff on this blog with tons of DIY. Really want to paint our front door next!

How to paint trim like the pro's do. Love this site. Lots of tips and tricks

Pinner says: Where was this 2 weeks ago! Doug spent like 8 hours sanding our dining room table so that I could stain it...Extremely easy how to strip and restrain how-to... I am convinced that stripping is easier than painting now!

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